Picnic

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Mustard Seeds & Yeast

This past week we studied the parable of the mustard seed and yeast from Matthew 13:31-33.  Small beginnings, big results.
  "The kingdom of heaven begins with one person: Jesus, like a seed, is placed in the ground (in death), but the result is an immense people of God.  People from all nations will come and "perch" in the "branches" of the kingdom." Peter Enns
Monday

Little Micaiah holding a teeny, tiny mustard seed. 

Small beginnings.

Math:  So tiny! (note: this is mustard seed spice)

Crafting project:  Abishai tracing a tree onto cardboard.  We glued the cardboard to the back of the tree to make it sturdy.

Sprinkling mustard seeds onto wet glue.  I went to 3 stores to find these seeds.



Our mustard trees full grown.  Big results!





























Tuesday

Coloring page: of a full grown mustard tree.  The birds in this picture are the Hoopoe and Martin: birds that also lived in Galilee in Jesus' time.  We found pictures of these birds on the internet so that we could give them their correct colours.  Abishai and I worked on this together.
The Hoopoe, so beautiful!
Martin
Cooking Project:  Mustard Seed Mashed Potatoes.
Measuring our ingredients.
Adding in the Mustard Seed
All ready to eat.  Lasagna, cooked peas and mustard seed mashed potatoes!


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